Evangelicals encourage abandonment, torture and murder of “child witches”

I’m speechless. This photo essay from The Guardian brought tears to my eyes.

“In Akwa Ibom, Nigeria, evangelical preachers encourage people to believe children are witches, and abuse, abandonment and even murder follows.”

Above: “Ekemini Abia is 13. Her father tied her to a tree by her ankles and left her there. She was found, half-starved, over a week later.”

Guess how I feel about religion and religious beliefs right about now.

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